01 Jun '11, 3pm

Chinese military build-up no threat - Straits Times: LONDON - CHINA'S military build-up poses n... #Military #China

Chinese military build-up no threat - Straits Times: LONDON - CHINA'S military build-up poses n... #Military #China

The comments by General Zhang Qinsheng, deputy chief of the general staff of the People's Liberation Army, come amid longstanding Western claims that hackers inside China are behind a range of cyber attacks. -- PHOTO: AFP LONDON - CHINA'S military build-up poses no threat to the world, even as the army modernises to meet the challenges of an 'informationalised age', a top Chinese army official said on Wednesday. The comments by General Zhang Qinsheng, deputy chief of the general staff of the People's Liberation Army, come amid longstanding Western claims that hackers inside China are behind a range of cyber attacks. 'China has always been embarking on peaceful development and the development of China is by no means a threat,' Gen Zhang told a conference on land warfare at the Royal United Services Institute, a defence think-tank in London. 'China does not pursue hegemony. ...

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